Michael has been actively involved in commodities since 1971, having begun his career on the London Metal Exchange (LME). He has worked for the Sucden Group since 1973.
In 1984, Michael was appointed to the board of Sucden Financial. He has been responsible for expanding the company’s activities from being a single commodity house to a fully comprehensive and diversified brokerage, with an extensive global client base.
Michael has held directorships at the London Commodity Exchange (LCE), London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE), as well as the London Metal Exchange (LME) until it was sold to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) in 2012.